Weekend Reading 06/30/2017

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H-Nationalism’s Weekend Reading series highlights recent and thought-provoking reviews, blog posts, brief articles, and op-eds.  Have something to say about something you read?  Feel free to respond here or contact David Prior (prior@mail.h-net.msu.edu) and Justin Collier (collierjustin@gmail.com) about writing a blogpost. Follow us on Twitter @HNationalism.


Dear All,

American Thinker has a blog post arguing in favor of Trumpian nationalism. Patheos has a piece on Churches tendency to conflate nationalism with Christianity. Maryland Humanities has a piece on African American activist W.E.B. Du Bois and Black nationalism for children. The Diamondback has an op-ed positing how Conservative thinker William F. Buckley can help save the Republican party from White nationalism. Inverse Science has a story on the psychological power of the American flag.

The National Interest has a blog post arguing that support for globalization is dying in the West, while nationalism is on the rise.

The Myanmar Times has a story on how members of a nationalist association in Myanmar are demanding that the Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture, Thura U Aung Ko, step down.

The Citizen has an article on the impact Hindu nationalism is having on religious minorities and other vulnerable groups in India. Deutsche Welle has an article on the recent meeting between President Trump and Indian PM Modi and how these two populists plan to cooperate. ​Scroll.in has a post examining Aryan Migration Theory and the perceived threat it poses to Hindu nationalism in India.

Huffington Post has an op-ed on how cults impact nationalism in Vietnam.

The London School of Economics’ European Institute has an article on growing influence of far-right nationalists in the German government.

 The Week has an article examining nationalism in Canada.

Asia Society has a video of Chris Anderson, the curator of the TED Talks series of lectures, discussing the nationalism versus globalism debate.



For H-Nationalism, Yasar T. Cora reviews Lerna Ekmekçioğlu’s book Recovering Armenia: The Limits of Belonging in Post-Genocide Turkey (2016, Stanford University Press) and Talin Suciyan’s book The Armenians in Modern Turkey: Post-Genocide Society, Politics and History (2016, I. B. Tauris), both “tell the untold history of Armenians in post-genocide Turkey”.



Justin Collier